June 4th, 2012
Hassan Azzazy, Professor of Chemistry, recently presented a lecture on “Innovation Conducive Environment: A Case Study in Biomedicine” during the TWAS/BVA.NXT 2012 conference on “Scientific Innovation in the Developing World: From Theory to Practice,” held in April. The conference was organized by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS), Trieste, Italy.
Hassan also presented two lectures during the BioVision Alexandria 2012 conference on “New Life Sciences: Linking Science to Society” organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in April. One of the lectures was part of the session on the Atlas of Islamic Science and Innovation and entitled “Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship: The Case of Novel Diagnostics & Therapeutics.” The title of the second lecture was “Gold Nanoparticles: A Versatile Platform for Sensitive Biosensing.”
In May, Hassan was also invited by the Egyptian Japanese University for Science & Technology (E-JUST) to participate in a symposium on “Frontiers on Tissue Engineering, Scaffold, Drug Delivery Systems, and Stem Cell Technology.” He presented a keynote lecture on “Targeted Drug and Protein Delivery Using Smart Nanocarriers.”